Prof. Senthil K. Muthuswamy

Senthil K. Muthuswamy, Ph.D., is the Chief of Division of Translational Research and Technology Innovation in the Department of Medicine, and Director of the Cell Biology Program at the Cancer Centre at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Muthuswamy received his Ph.D. from McMaster University, Canada and did his postdoctoral fellowship with Joan Brugge at Harvard Medical School.

He began his independent faculty position at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York and subsequently moved to Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto. In 2015 he moved to BIDMC and the Harvard Cancer Center where he uses organoid models of breast and pancreas cancer to investigate cancer biology and therapeutics. Dr. Muthuswamy is a recipient of Rita Allen Scholar award, V Foundation scholar award, US Army Era of Hope Scholar Award, and the Canadian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular & Cellular Biology young scientist award for research achievements.